Administering MIB files
A Management Information Base (MIB) is defined as a database of management information called managed objects that represent a specific resource. A MIB is used and maintained by a network management protocol such as SNMP. The values of the MIB object can be changed or retrieved using SNMP commands. MIBs can also be used to translate values from SNMP traps.
- The top level is always root.
- The level below root is ISO, represented by the number 1.
- The level below ISO is ORG, represented by the number 3.
- The level below ORG is DOD, represented by the number 6.